Baramulla: The authorities on Saturday sealed clinics in Pattan area of Baramulla district after it surfaced that they were hiring a fake doctor.
Official sources in the health department said that a joint team by BMO Pattan, executive magistrate, SDPO Pattan, SHO Pattan sealed the USG clinic, X ray plant, and Lab of Dar Medicate at Hayderbeigh Pattan for displaying the sign board of a fake doctor.
BMO Pattan Masrat Iqbal while confirming the report said that these clinics of Dar Medicate were sealed after complaints and violations of guidelines. He said that it was surfaced that a fake doctor Tariq Ahmad Teli of Choker Pattan who was only 9th pass and has received fraud medical certificate was practicing at several clinics across the north Kashmir including in Handwara, Sopore, and Pattan areas.
He further said that they sealed three other clinics at different areas of Pattan for violations.
Police has registered a case against the doctor and medical shop owners.